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NPD5233-01 EN

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  • Page 1 User's Guide NPD5233-01 EN...
  • Page 2 Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by the purchaser or third parties as a result of accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.)
  • Page 3 PRINT Image Matching logo are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. Copyright © 2001 Seiko Epson Corporation. All rights reserved. ❏ EPSON Scan software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group. ❏ libtiff Copyright © 1988-1997 Sam Leffler Copyright ©...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Trademarks Using Epson iPrint..... . . 41 Canceling Printing......42 About This Manual Canceling Printing - Printer Button.
  • Page 5 Edges of the Image are Cropped During Epson Event Manager..... . .77 Borderless Printing..... . 92 Epson Easy Photo Print.
  • Page 6 Where to Get Help......106 Technical Support Web Site....106 Contacting Epson Support....106...
  • Page 7: About This Manual

    About This Manual About This Manual Introduction to the Manuals The following manuals are supplied with your Epson printer. As well as the manuals, see the help included in the various Epson software applications. ❏ Start Here (paper manual) Provides you with information on setting up the printer, installing the software, using the printer, solving problems, and so on.
  • Page 8: Descriptions Used In This Manual

    Descriptions Used in this Manual ❏ Screenshots of the printer driver and the EPSON Scan (scanner driver) screens are from Windows 8.1 or Mac OS X v10.10.x. The content displayed on the screens varies depending on the model and situation.
  • Page 9: Important Instructions

    ❏ Some of the symbols used on your printer are to ensure safety and proper use of the printer. Visit the following Web site to learn the meaning of the symbols. http://support.epson.net/symbols ❏ Use only the power cord supplied with the printer and do not use the cord with any other equipment. Use of other cords with this printer or the use of the supplied power cord with other equipment may result in fire or electric shock.
  • Page 10: Advisories And Warnings For Setting Up/Using The Printer

    User's Guide Important Instructions Advisories and Warnings for Setting Up/Using the Printer ❏ Do not block or cover the vents and openings in the printer. ❏ Use only the type of power source indicated on the printer's label. ❏ Avoid using outlets on the same circuit as photocopiers or air control systems that regularly switch on and off. ❏...
  • Page 11: Advisories And Warnings For Using The Printer With A Wireless Connection

    User's Guide Important Instructions Advisories and Warnings for Using the Printer with a Wireless Connection ❏ Radio waves from this printer may negatively affect the operation of medical electronic equipment, causing them to malfunction. When using this printer inside medical facilities or near medical equipment, follow directions from the authorized personnel representing the medical facilities, and follow all posted warnings and directions on the medical equipment.
  • Page 12: Printer Basics

    User's Guide Printer Basics Printer Basics Part Names and Functions Edge guide Feeds the paper straight into the printer. Slide to the edges of the paper. Rear paper feed Loads paper. Paper support Supports loaded paper. Feeder guard Prevents foreign substance from entering the printer. Usually keep this guard closed.
  • Page 13 User's Guide Printer Basics Ink cartridge holder Install the ink cartridges. Ink is ejected from the print head nozzles underneath. Document cover Blocks external light while scanning. Scanner glass Place the originals. Scanner unit Scans placed originals. Open when replacing ink cartridges or removing jammed paper inside the printer.
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    User's Guide Printer Basics Control Panel The left and right lights indicate the network status. ❏ Green light - left: Turns on while the printer is connected to a wireless (Wi-Fi) network, or flashes while communicating. ❏ Orange light - right: Flashes when a problem with the printer's wireless (Wi-Fi) network connection occurs.
  • Page 15 User's Guide Printer Basics Press buttons simultaneously to run software on a USB-connected computer and scan as a PDF file. Press and the buttons simultaneously to make 20 copies. Hold down the buttons simultaneously for three seconds to start PIN Code Setup (WPS).
  • Page 16: Loading Paper

    User's Guide Loading Paper Loading Paper Paper Handling Precautions ❏ Read the instruction sheets supplied with the paper. ❏ Fan and align the edges of the paper before loading. Do not fan or curl photo paper. Doing so may damage the printable side.
  • Page 17: Available Paper And Capacities

    For manual 2-sided printing, you can load up to 15 sheets for paper with one side already printed. Note: The availability of paper varies by location. For the latest information on paper available in your area, contact Epson support. Commercially Available Paper...
  • Page 18: List Of Paper Types

    These paper types are compatible with Exif Print and PRINT Image Matching when printed by the printer driver. For more information, see the documentation that came with the Exif Print or PRINT Image Matching compatible digital camera. For smart devices, these media types can be selected when printing using Epson iPrint. Loading Paper in the Rear Paper Feed...
  • Page 19 User's Guide Loading Paper 2. Slide the edge guide to the left. 3. Load paper vertically along the right side of the rear paper feed with the printable side facing up. Important: Do not load more than the maximum number of sheets specified for the paper. For plain paper, do not load above the line indicated by the triangle symbol on the edge guide.
  • Page 20 User's Guide Loading Paper ❏ Pre-punched paper Note: ❏ Load a single sheet of paper without binding holes at the top or the bottom. ❏ Adjust the print position of your file to avoid printing over the holes. 4. Slide the edge guide to the edge of the paper, and then close the feeder guard. 5.
  • Page 21 User's Guide Loading Paper “Available Paper and Capacities” on page 17 &...
  • Page 22: Placing Originals On The Scanner Glass

    User's Guide Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass Important: When placing bulky originals such as books, prevent exterior light from shining directly onto the scanner glass. 1. Open the document cover. 2. Remove any dust or stains on the scanner glass. 3.
  • Page 23 User's Guide Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass If you are scanning using Full Auto Mode or a thumbnail preview of EPSON Scan, place the original 4.5 mm away from the horizontal and vertical edges of the scanner glass. Note: ❏...
  • Page 24: Printing

    User's Guide Printing Printing Printing from a Computer Printing Basics - Windows Note: ❏ See the online help for explanations of the setting items. Right-click an item, and then click Help. ❏ Operations differ depending on the application. See the application's help for details. 1.
  • Page 25: Printing Basics - Mac Os X

    User's Guide Printing ❏ Borderless: Select to print with no margins around the image. In borderless printing, the print data is enlarged slightly more than the paper size so that no margins are printed around the edges of the paper. Click Settings to select the amount of enlargement. ❏...
  • Page 26 ❏ When printing on envelopes, select landscape orientation. 5. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu. Note: On Mac OS X v10.8.x or later, if the Print Settings menu is not displayed, the Epson printer driver has not been installed correctly. Select System Preferences from the menu >...
  • Page 27: Printing On 2-Sides (For Windows Only)

    ❏ Depending on the paper and the data, ink may bleed through to the other side of the paper. ❏ If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, access the printer driver, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3.
  • Page 28: Printing Several Pages On One Sheet

    User's Guide Printing 7. Click Print. When the first side has finished printing, a pop-up window is displayed on the computer. Follow the on-screen instructions. Related Information “Available Paper and Capacities” on page 17 & “Loading Paper in the Rear Paper Feed” on page 18 &...
  • Page 29: Printing To Fit The Paper Size

    User's Guide Printing “Printing Basics - Windows” on page 24 & Printing Several Pages on One Sheet - Mac OS X 1. Load paper in the printer. 2. Open the file you want to print. 3. Access the print dialog. 4.
  • Page 30 User's Guide Printing 4. Make the following settings on the More Options tab. ❏ Document Size: Select the paper size you set in the application. ❏ Output Paper: Select the paper size you loaded in the printer. Fit to Page is selected automatically. Note: If you want to print a reduced image at the center of the page, select Center.
  • Page 31: Printing Multiple Files Together (For Windows Only)

    User's Guide Printing Printing Multiple Files Together (for Windows Only) Job Arranger Lite allows you to combine several files created by different applications and print them as a single print job. You can specify the print settings for combined files, such as layout, print order, and orientation. Note: To open a Print Project saved in Job Arranger Lite, click Job Arranger Lite on the printer driver's Maintenance tab.
  • Page 32: Printing One Image On Multiple Sheets To Create A Poster (For Windows Only)

    User's Guide Printing Printing One Image on Multiple Sheets to Create a Poster (for Windows Only) This feature allows you to print one image on multiple sheets of paper. You can create a larger poster by taping them together. Note: This feature is not available for borderless printing.
  • Page 33 User's Guide Printing Making Posters Using Overlapping Alignment Marks Here is an example of how to make a poster when 2x2 Poster is selected, and Overlapping Alignment Marks is selected in Print Cutting Guides. 1. Prepare Sheet 1 and Sheet 2. Cut off the margins of Sheet 1 along the vertical blue line through the center of the top and bottom cross marks.
  • Page 34 User's Guide Printing 2. Place the edge of Sheet 1 on top of Sheet 2 and align the cross marks, then temporarily tape the two sheets together from the back. 3. Cut the taped sheets in two along the vertical red line through the alignment markers (this time, the line to the left of the cross marks).
  • Page 35 User's Guide Printing 4. Tape the sheets together from the back. 5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to tape Sheet 3 and Sheet 4 together. 6. Cut off the margins of Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 along the horizontal blue line through the center of the left and right side cross marks.
  • Page 36 User's Guide Printing 7. Place the edge of Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 on top of Sheet 3 and Sheet 4 and align the cross marks, and then temporarily tape them together from the back.
  • Page 37 User's Guide Printing 8. Cut the taped sheets in two along the horizontal red line through the alignment markers (this time, the line above the cross marks). 9. Tape the sheets together from the back.
  • Page 38: Printing Using Advanced Features

    User's Guide Printing 10. Cut off the remaining margins along the outer guide. Printing Using Advanced Features This section introduces a variety of additional layout and printing features available on the printer driver. Related Information “Windows Printer Driver” on page 71 &...
  • Page 39: Printing A Reduced Or Enlarged Document

    User's Guide Printing Windows To add your own preset, set items such as the Document Size and Paper Type on the Main or More Options tab, and then click Add/Remove Presets in Printing Presets. Note: To delete an added preset, click Add/Remove Presets, select the preset name you want to delete from the list, and then delete Mac OS X Access the print dialog.
  • Page 40: Printing Photos Using Epson Easy Photo Print

    Click Watermark Features in the More Options tab, and then select Header/Footer. Click Settings and select necessary items from the drop-down list. Printing Photos Using Epson Easy Photo Print Epson Easy Photo Print lets you lay out and print photos easily on various types of paper. See the application's help for details. Note: ❏...
  • Page 41: Printing From Smart Devices

    Using Epson iPrint Epson iPrint is an application that allows you to print photos, documents, and web pages from a smart device such as a smartphone or tablet. You can use local print, printing from a smart device that is connected to the same wireless network as your printer, or remote print, printing from a remote location over the Internet.
  • Page 42: Canceling Printing

    Displays photos and documents you selected. Starts printing. Note: To print from the document menu using iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS, start Epson iPrint after transferring the document you want to print using the file sharing function in iTunes. Canceling Printing Note: ❏...
  • Page 43: Canceling Printing - Printer Button

    User's Guide Printing Canceling Printing - Printer Button Press the button to cancel the print job in progress. Canceling Printing - Windows 1. Access the printer driver window. 2. Select the Maintenance tab. 3. Click Print Queue. 4. Right-click on the job you want to cancel and then select Cancel. Related Information “Windows Printer Driver”...
  • Page 44: Copying

    User's Guide Copying Copying Copying Basics You can copy on A4-size plain paper at the same magnification. Margins with a width of 3 mm appear around the edges of the paper regardless of whether or not the original has margins around the edges of the paper. When copying originals smaller than A4-size, margins will be wider than 3 mm depending on the position where you place the original.
  • Page 45: Scanning

    & Scanning from a Computer Scan using the scanner driver "EPSON Scan". See the EPSON Scan help for an explanation of each setting item. Scanning Basics This section uses EPSON Scan's Home Mode to explain the basics of scanning. The operation work flow is the same in other scanning modes.
  • Page 46 User's Guide Scanning 3. Select Home Mode from the Mode list. 4. Make the following settings. ❏ Document Type: Select the type of the original you want to scan. ❏ Image Type: Select the color type of the image you want to scan. Although this is automatically selected by the Document Type setting, you can change the setting.
  • Page 47 To display the File Save Settings screen, click the (File Save Settings) icon to the right of Scan before starting to scan. Related Information “Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass” on page 22 & “EPSON Scan (Scanner Driver)” on page 77 &...
  • Page 48: Scanning Using Advanced Features

    Scanning by Detecting the Original Automatically (Full Auto Mode) You can start scanning by simply placing the original and clicking Scan. Select Full Auto Mode from the Mode list in EPSON Scan. Scanning at Specified Sizes (Office Mode) You can scan originals at the specified size without previewing the image. Select Office Mode from the Mode list in...
  • Page 49 User's Guide Scanning Note: Office Mode is not available for Japanese operating systems.
  • Page 50 User's Guide Scanning Scanning by Adjusting the Image Quality (Professional Mode) You can scan images while adjusting the quality and color. This mode is recommended for advanced users. Select Professional Mode from the Mode list in EPSON Scan.
  • Page 51: Scanning From Smart Devices

    Scanning from Smart Devices Epson iPrint is an application that allows you to scan photos and documents from a smart device, such as a smartphone or tablet, that is connected to the same wireless network as your printer. You can save the scanned data on a smart device or to Cloud services, send it by email, or print it.
  • Page 52 User's Guide Scanning Home screen displayed when the application is started. Displays information on how to setup the printer and a FAQ. Displays the screen where you can select the printer and make printer settings. Once you have selected the printer, you do not need to select it again from the next time.
  • Page 53: Replacing Ink Cartridges

    1. Access the printer driver window. 2. Click Ink Levels on the Main tab. Note: If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, the ink levels are not displayed. Click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3. Related Information “Windows Printer Driver”...
  • Page 54: Ink Cartridge Handling Precautions

    36XL "XL" indicates a large cartridge. Note: ❏ Not all cartridges are available in all regions. ❏ For users in Europe, visit the following website for information on Epson's ink cartridge yields. http://www.epson.eu/pageyield For Australia and New Zealand BK (Black)
  • Page 55 User's Guide Replacing Ink Cartridges ❏ You must remove the yellow tape from the cartridge before installing it; otherwise, print quality may decline or you may not be able to print. Do not remove or tear the label on the cartridge; this can cause leakage. ❏...
  • Page 56: Replacing Ink Cartridges

    User's Guide Replacing Ink Cartridges ❏ Do not leave the printer with the ink cartridges removed or do not turn off the printer during cartridge replacement.Otherwise, ink remaining in the print head nozzles will dry out and you may not be able to print. ❏...
  • Page 57 User's Guide Replacing Ink Cartridges Note: ❏ You can continue printing while the light is flashing. However, prepare new ink cartridges as soon as possible. ❏ If you replace the ink cartridges while copying, the originals may move out of place. Press the button to cancel and replace the originals.
  • Page 58 User's Guide Replacing Ink Cartridges 3. Press the button again. The print head moves to the ink cartridge replacement position. 4. When replacing the black ink cartridge, gently shake the new black ink cartridge four or five times and then remove it from its package.
  • Page 59 User's Guide Replacing Ink Cartridges Important: Do not touch the sections shown in the illustration. Doing so may prevent normal operation and printing. 6. Squeeze the tab on the ink cartridge and pull it straight up. If you cannot remove the ink cartridge, pull it firmly.
  • Page 60: Temporarily Printing With Black Ink

    ❏ Type of paper: plain papers, Envelope ❏ Color: Grayscale ❏ Borderless: Not selected ❏ EPSON Status Monitor 3: Enabled (for Windows only) Because this feature is only available for approximately five days, replace the expended ink cartridge as soon as possible.
  • Page 61: Temporarily Printing With Black Ink - Windows

    Replacing Ink Cartridges Note: ❏ If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, access the printer driver, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3. ❏ The available period varies depending on the usage conditions.
  • Page 62: Temporarily Printing With Black Ink - Mac Os X

    User's Guide Replacing Ink Cartridges 2. Access the printer driver window. 3. Clear Borderless on the Main tab. 4. Select plain papers or Envelope as the Paper Type setting on the Main tab. 5. Select Grayscale. 6. Set the other items on the Main and More Options tabs as necessary, and then click OK. 7.
  • Page 63: Conserving Black Ink When The Black Ink Is Low (For Windows Only)

    ❏ EPSON Status Monitor 3: Enabled Note: ❏ If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, access the printer driver, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3. ❏ Composite black looks slightly different from pure black. In addition, the print speed is reduced.
  • Page 64: Maintaining The Printer

    We recommend to turn off the printer. If print quality has still not improved, contact Epson support. ❏ To prevent the print head from drying out, always turn the printer off by pressing the button.
  • Page 65: Checking And Cleaning The Print Head - Windows

    User's Guide Maintaining the Printer ❏ There are broken lines or missing segments: The print head nozzles may be clogged. Go to the next step. Note: The test pattern may vary by model. 5. Hold the button down for three seconds until the power light starts flashing. Print head cleaning starts.
  • Page 66: Aligning The Print Head

    User's Guide Maintaining the Printer 4. Click Nozzle Check. 5. Follow the on-screen instructions. Related Information “Loading Paper in the Rear Paper Feed” on page 18 & Aligning the Print Head If you notice a misalignment of vertical lines or blurred images, align the print head. Aligning the Print Head - Windows 1.
  • Page 67: Cleaning The Scanner Glass

    Note: If you have a paper feed problem and if you have a cleaning sheet that came with Epson genuine paper, you may be able to solve the paper feed problem by using the cleaning sheet instead of using A4-size plain paper. When using the cleaning sheet, load the sheet in the printer following the instructions that came with the sheet.
  • Page 68: Saving Power

    User's Guide Maintaining the Printer Saving Power The printer enters sleep mode or turns off automatically if no operations are performed for a set period. You can adjust the time before power management is applied. Any increase will affect the printer's energy efficiency. Please consider the environment before making any change.
  • Page 69: Network Service And Software Information

    CD. Epson Connect Service By using Epson Connect service available on the Internet, you can print from your smartphone, tablet PC, or laptop, anytime and practically anywhere. The features available on the Internet are as follows.
  • Page 70: Running Web Config On A Web Browser

    IPv6: http://[the printer's IP address]/ Examples: IPv4: http://192.168.100.201/ IPv6: http://[2001:db8::1000:1]/ Note: Using the smart device, you can also run Web Config from the maintenance screen of Epson iPrint. Related Information “Using Epson iPrint” on page 41 & Running Web Config on Windows When connecting a computer to the printer using WSD, follow the steps below to run Web Config.
  • Page 71: Windows Printer Driver

    User's Guide Network Service and Software Information Windows Printer Driver The printer driver controls the printer according to the print commands from an application. Making settings on the printer driver provides the best printing results. You can also check the status of the printer or keep it in top operating condition using the printer driver utility.
  • Page 72 User's Guide Network Service and Software Information You can also make settings for printing both sides of the paper or printing multiple pages on one sheet.
  • Page 73 User's Guide Network Service and Software Information More Options Tab You can select additional layout and printing options such as changing the size of a printout or making color corrections.
  • Page 74: Making Operation Settings For The Windows Printer Driver

    Network Service and Software Information Maintenance Tab You can run maintenance features such as nozzle check and print head cleaning, and by starting EPSON Status Monitor 3, you can check printer status and error information. Making Operation Settings for the Windows Printer Driver You can make settings such as enabling EPSON Status Monitor 3.
  • Page 75: Guide To Mac Os X Printer Driver

    You can reduce or enlarge the size of the print job to automatically fit the paper size you loaded. Color Matching You can adjust the colors. Color Options When you select EPSON Color Controls from the Color Matching menu, you can select a color correction method.
  • Page 76: Making Operation Settings For The Mac Os X Printer Driver

    Network Service and Software Information Note: On Mac OS X v10.8.x or later, if Print Settings menu is not displayed, Epson printer driver has not been installed correctly. Select System Preferences from the menu > Printers & Scanners (or Print & Scan, Print & Fax), remove the printer, and then add the printer again.
  • Page 77: Epson Scan (Scanner Driver)

    Epson Event Manager Epson Event Manager is an application that allows you to manage scanning from the control panel and save images to a computer. You can add your own settings as presets, such as the document type, the save folder location, and the image format.
  • Page 78: Epson Easy Photo Print

    Epson Easy Photo Print Epson Easy Photo Print is an application that allows you to easily print photos with various layouts. You can preview the photo image and adjust the images or position. You can also print photos with a frame. See the application's help for details.
  • Page 79: Epson Software Updater

    Click the start button, and select All Programs or Programs > Epson Software > EPSON Software Updater. Note: You can also start EPSON Software Updater by clicking the printer icon on the task bar on the desktop, and then selecting Software Update.
  • Page 80: Uninstalling Applications - Mac Os X

    6. Select the application you want to uninstall, and then click Uninstall. Important: The Uninstaller removes all drivers for Epson inkjet printers on the computer. If you use multiple Epson inkjet printers and you only want to delete some drivers, delete all of them first, and then install the necessary printer driver again.
  • Page 81: Installing Applications

    Do not turn off the computer or the printer while updating. Note: If you cannot find the application you want to update in the list, you cannot update using the EPSON Software Updater. Check for the latest versions of the applications from your local Epson website.
  • Page 82: Solving Problems

    The ink pads* need to be replaced. light and light flash alternately. Contact Epson or an authorised Epson service An ink pad is nearing or at the end of its provider to replace the ink pad*. It is not a user- service life.
  • Page 83: Checking The Printer Status - Windows

    The printer will advise you when the pad requires replacing and this can only be performed by an authorised Epson Service provider. The Epson warranty does not cover the cost of this replacement.
  • Page 84: Checking Printer Status - Mac Os X

    Monitoring Preferences on the Maintenance tab, and then select Register the shortcut icon to the taskbar. ❏ If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3.
  • Page 85: Removing Jammed Paper From The Rear Paper Feed

    User's Guide Solving Problems Removing Jammed Paper from the Rear Paper Feed Remove the jammed paper. Removing Jammed Paper from the Output Tray Remove the jammed paper. Removing Jammed Paper from Inside the Printer Caution: ❏ Be careful not to trap your hand or fingers when opening or closing the scanner unit. Otherwise you may be injured.
  • Page 86 User's Guide Solving Problems 1. Open the scanner unit with the document cover closed. 2. Remove the jammed paper. Important: Do not touch the white flat cable or translucent part inside the printer. Doing so may cause a malfunction.
  • Page 87: Paper Does Not Feed Correctly

    User's Guide Solving Problems 3. Close the scanner unit. Paper Does Not Feed Correctly Check the following points, and then take the appropriate actions to solve the problem. ❏ Place the printer on a flat surface and operate in the recommended environmental conditions. ❏...
  • Page 88: Several Sheets Of Paper Are Fed At A Time

    ❏ Do not load more than the maximum number of sheets specified for the paper. For plain paper, do not load above the line indicated by the triangle symbol on the edge guide. ❏ If you have the cleaning sheet that came with Epson genuine paper, use it to clean the roller inside the printer. Related Information “Available Paper and Capacities”...
  • Page 89: Printout Problems

    User's Guide Solving Problems ❏ In Windows, click Print Queue on the printer driver's Maintenance tab, and then check the following. ❏ Check if there are any paused print jobs. Cancel printing if necessary. ❏ Make sure the printer is not offline or pending. If the printer is offline or pending, clear the offline or pending setting from the Printer menu.
  • Page 90: Print Quality Does Not Improve Even After Aligning The Print Head

    Epson paper. ❏ Try to use genuine Epson ink cartridges. This product is designed to adjust colors based on the use of genuine Epson ink cartridges. The use of non-genuine ink cartridges may cause print quality to decline.
  • Page 91: Copy Quality Is Poor

    User's Guide Solving Problems Related Information “Aligning the Print Head” on page 66 & Copy Quality Is Poor Check the following if uneven colors, smears, dots, or straight lines appear in the copied image. ❏ Clean the paper path. ❏ Clean the scanner glass. ❏...
  • Page 92: Cannot Print Without Margins

    User's Guide Solving Problems “Printable Area” on page 99 & Cannot Print Without Margins Make borderless setting in the print settings. If you select a paper type that does not support borderless printing, you cannot select Borderless. Select a paper type that supports borderless printing. Related Information “Printing Basics - Windows”...
  • Page 93: The Printed Image Is Inverted

    User's Guide Solving Problems The Printed Image Is Inverted Clear any mirror image settings in the printer driver or the application. ❏ Windows Clear Mirror Image on the printer driver's More Options tab. ❏ Mac OS X Clear Mirror Image from the print dialog's Print Settings menu. The Printout Problem Could Not be Cleared If you have tried all of the solutions and have not solved the problem, try uninstalling and then reinstalling the printer driver.
  • Page 94: Printing Slows Down Dramatically During Continuous Printing

    ❏ If you cannot scan using any TWAIN-compliant applications, uninstall and then reinstall the TWAIN- compliant application. ❏ For Mac OS X with an Intel processor, if other Epson scanner drivers except for EPSON Scan, such as Rosetta or PPC are installed, uninstall them and EPSON Scan, and then reinstall EPSON Scan.
  • Page 95: Scanned Image Problems

    & Characters Are Blurred ❏ In Home Mode or Office Mode in EPSON Scan, select Image Option as the Image Adjustments setting, and then select Text Enhancement. ❏ In Professional Mode in EPSON Scan, select Document as the Auto Exposure Type in the Original settings.
  • Page 96: Moire (Cross-Hatch) Patterns Appear In The Scanned Image

    If you have tried all of the solutions and could not solve the problem, click Configuration in a mode other than Full Auto Mode in the EPSON Scan window, and then click Reset All on the Other tab to initialize the EPSON Scan settings.
  • Page 97: Other Scanning Problems

    ❏ You cannot scan to PDF/Multi-TIFF format continuously in Full Auto Mode. Scan in a mode other than Full Auto Mode. ❏ See the EPSON Scan help for other way of solving problems. Thumbnail Preview Does Not Work Properly See the EPSON Scan help.
  • Page 98: Application Is Blocked By A Firewall (For Windows Only)

    User's Guide Solving Problems Application Is Blocked by a Firewall (for Windows Only) Add the application to the Windows Firewall allowed program in security settings on the Control Panel.
  • Page 99: Appendix

    User's Guide Appendix Appendix Technical Specifications Printer Specifications Print Head Nozzle Placement Black ink nozzles: 128 Color ink nozzles: 42 for each color Weight of Paper Plain Paper 64 to 90 g/m2(17 to 24lb) Envelopes Envelope #10, DL, C6: 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb) Printable Area Print quality may decline in the shaded areas due to the printer's mechanism.
  • Page 100: Scanner Specifications

    User's Guide Appendix Envelopes 3.0 mm (0.12 in.) 5.0 mm (0.20 in.) 18.0 mm (0.71 in.) 40.0 mm (1.57 in.) Scanner Specifications Scanner Type Flatbed Photoelectric Device Maximum Document Size 216×297 mm (8.5×11.7 in.) A4, Letter Resolution 1200 dpi (main scan) 2400 dpi (sub scan) Color Depth Color...
  • Page 101: Security Protocol

    Sleep mode: Approx. 1.6 W Power off: Approx. 0.3 W Power off: Approx. 0.3 W Note: ❏ Check the label on the printer for its voltage. ❏ For users in Belgium, power consumption when copying may vary. Check http://www.epson.be for the latest specifications.
  • Page 102: Environmental Specifications

    User's Guide Appendix Environmental Specifications Operation Use the printer within the range shown in the following graph. Temperature: 10 to 35°C (50 to 95°F) Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (without condensation) Storage Temperature: -20 to 40°C (-4 to 104°F) Humidity: 5 to 85% RH (without condensation) You can store for one month at 40°C (104°F).
  • Page 103: Restrictions On Copying

    EN301 489-17 EN60950-1 For European users We, Seiko Epson Corporation, hereby declare that the following equipment Models are in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC: C462Q For use only in Ireland, UK, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Slovenia, Malta, Bulgaria, Czech, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.
  • Page 104: Transporting The Printer

    User's Guide Appendix ❏ Passports, driver’s licenses, warrants of fitness, road passes, food stamps, tickets, etc. Note: Copying these items may also be prohibited by law. Responsible use of copyrighted materials: Printers can be misused by improperly copying copyrighted materials. Unless acting on the advice of a knowledgeable attorney, be responsible and respectful by obtaining the permission of the copyright holder before copying published material.
  • Page 105 User's Guide Appendix 7. Close the scanner unit. 8. Prepare to pack the printer as shown below. 9. Pack the printer in its box, using the protective materials. When you use the printer again, make sure you remove the tape securing the ink cartridge holder. If print quality has declined the next time you print, clean and align the print head.
  • Page 106: Where To Get Help

    Depending on the product, the dial list data for fax and/or network settings may be stored in the product’s memory. Due to breakdown or repair of a product, data and/or settings may be lost. Epson shall not be responsible for the loss of any data, for backing up or recovering data and/or settings even during a warranty period.
  • Page 107 Epson Helpdesk Epson Helpdesk is provided as a final backup to make sure our clients have access to advice. Operators on the Helpdesk can aid you in installing, configuring and operating your Epson product. Our Pre-sales Helpdesk staff can provide literature on new Epson products and advise where the nearest dealer or service agent is located. Many types of queries are answered here.